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The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.
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Location:

Oakland, CA

Networks:

WNYC

Description:

The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

Language:

English

Contact:

888-304-7627


Episodes

Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017

11/16/2017
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The Outbreak What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you. Original Score: Renzo Gorrio Producer: Jake Halpern with assistance from Mark Ristich, Anna Sussman, Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith Grits and Sausages When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God. Check out his podcast here. Producer: Davey Kim Original Score: Renzo Gorrio The Blue Bear For Lynn Schooler grew up in Alaska hearing rumor after...

Duration: 00:53:23


Snap #828 - Kismet

11/10/2017
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From Russia With Love Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet. Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s website, http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/ You can learn more about Elena and Meg’s journey at their other website, anticruise.online. Producer: Liz Mak Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration: 00:40:33


Snap #827 - Duality

11/2/2017
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Tameer is part of an ethnic minority in northern Israel called Druze. When he is struck on the head as a young boy he inherits an entire new lifetime of memories. Original Score: Renzo Gorrio Producer: Shaina Shealy

Duration: 00:27:20


Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing

10/27/2017
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"Cowboy Ghost" - Valerie is lost in a snowstorm in rural Montana. She thinks she might not be able to get out, when she sees two headlights coming to her through the storm. Help is on the way - she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book Trucker Ghost Stories, edited by Annie Wilder. Producer: Eliza Smith "Voice In The Woods" - When the voice says "Stop" you stay perfectly still. And when the voice says "Run!" you had better run. Producer: Eliza Smith

Duration: 00:30:33


Snap #825 - Spooked Presents: Sanctify

10/24/2017
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"Great Aunt Rose" – When Christina McKenna’s cruel aunt comes back from the grave to make amends--she’s not sure if she can forgive. Read more about Christina’s childhood in Ireland in her book, My Mother Wore A Yellow Dress. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto "Devil’s Water" – Attempting to dig the family well in rural Michigan, Glynn's family comes up dry – until Daddy cuts a deal with the Devil. Original Score: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Duration: 00:33:26


Snap #824 - Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher

10/20/2017
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On the next all-NEW Snap, Katie Leavitt tells her story "Confessions of a Baby Snatcher." Also featuring comedians Ayanna Dookie and Seaton Smith in "Get The Hook Up!"

Duration: 00:31:23


Snap #823 - The Incident At Poison Spider Mesa

10/13/2017
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On the next all-NEW Snap..."Incident at Poison Spider Mesa." The story of two men who come face to face one night in the canyon lands of southern Utah. Brody Young is a Utah State Park Ranger and motivational speaker, helping other people figure out how to survive the unsurvivable. To find out more about his story, be sure to check out his website, rangerbrodyyoung.com. Producer: Joe Rosenberg Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Duration: 00:21:03


Snap #822 - Lost In Time

10/10/2017
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"Time Warp Saloon" - The neon sign blinks at the roadhouse bar. The jukebox plays an old tune as the bartender shouts, "Last Call." Just one more. Why not? What could it hurt? This story came to Spooked from Jim Harold’s Campfire Podcast, hosted by Jim Harold, check it out at JimHarold.com. "Love Letters" - Mark Spencer lived in the haunted house with the ghost of Ladell - and we are eternally grateful that he stuck around long enough to bring us his story. Mark Spencer and his family...

Duration: 00:37:29


Snap #714 - Man Of Steel

10/6/2017
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On the next Snap..."Man of Steel." When an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, what is left standing? Sharp Dressed Man Glynn discovers discovers the man behind the man he wants to be. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller The Price Of Silence How did Ben Holmes disappear and then reappear with a bang? Producer:Davey Kim Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio Old Time Strong Man What happens when a five-foot-seven, 42-year-old from Queens decides to become a superhero? This story comes from...

Duration: 00:52:03


Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)

9/29/2017
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Goose Justice Snap storyteller Abdul Kenyatta was taught to be wary of the police. Then one day he found a way to turn the tables. Producer:Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto Benjamin and The Bear Back when he was kid, Benjamin was a scrawny outcast with a penchant for tinkering. He liked to go on adventures in the abandoned mining town where he grew up, seeking discarded electronics to repair. One day he goes on an adventure that he will never forget. Today Benjamin Young...

Duration: 00:30:07


Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose, and The Whale (Part 1)

9/22/2017
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Luna The Whale In 2004, a lost baby orca named Luna swam towards the west coast of Vancouver island and tried to befriend humans. But nobody knew how to respond to this wild once-in-a-lifetime encounter. Then the First Nations and the Department of Oceans and Fisheries got involved. To learn more about Luna's story, be sure to check out Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chrisholm's documentary -- Saving Luna Producer and Sound Designer: Davey Kim

Duration: 00:29:52


Snap #710 - The Performer

9/15/2017
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On the next Snap Judgment, "The Performer." The hardest character to play is the character without a script. Magic Lamp Glynn's good luck charm goes missing. Producer: Mark Ristich Cassandro El Exotico Cassandro is an up-and-coming luchador, a professional Mexican wrestler. He wants to get to the big arenas. He's got the talent, no doubt. But because he's also one of the only openly gay fighters, he's got an uphill battle to get the crowd and the press on his side. Producer:Eliza...

Duration: 00:57:06


Spooked Preview

9/12/2017
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Supernatural Storytelling. Experience Snap's new haunted podcast, "Spooked!" Houdini’s Promise Can a pact between two brothers survive death? Original Score: Pat Mesiti-Miller The Night Mother It’s the middle of the night. You’re not even 15, and you’re home alone with your little brother. You’re waiting for your mom to come home. What would happen if she didn’t make it? Janet Larkin actually had several more encounters with the supernatural, check out her book Surrounded By...

Duration: 00:23:11


Trailer - Get The Spooked Podcast!

9/11/2017
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Get Spooked at SpookedPodcast.org. From the creators of Snap Judgment and WNYC studios, a new podcast that pushes back the veil. Real stories from real people battling the forces of the night. Subscribe now!

Duration: 00:01:24


Campfire Tales IV: Primal

9/7/2017
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Have you ever happily wandered the woods? Not a care in the world. Then right after sunset felt a hot, oily breath breathing down your shoulder? Snap Judgment proudly presents "Campfire Tales IV: Primal." *Get the NEW Spooked Podcast now at SpookedPodcast.org. STORIES Border Bogeyman Rocky Elmore used to work down by the border during long pitch-black nights in the desert. It was so dark you never knew who or what was out there. Tooki Man Trekking in Indonesia, Ian and Stuart wander...

Duration: 00:52:40


Snap #707 - The Promise

9/1/2017
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On the next Snap, "The Promise." Some of them are worthless, and some of them have infinite value, and some you will never know how much they are worth... until you have to cash them in.

Duration: 00:52:49


Snap #818 - On The Mat

8/25/2017
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On the next Snap Judgment,"On The Mat." Amazing people wrestling with tough opponents and big decisions. Featuring Anthony Robles, the grappler that could take you down with one leg, and the Von Erich wrestling family whose glitz and fame was riddled with pain and sacrifice.

Duration: 00:34:48


Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors

8/18/2017
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On the next Snap..."High Crimes and Misdemeanors. When your back is against the wall and you're all out of options, you don't want to break the law...but it wants to break you. Featuring the story of an imprisoned Iranian fiancee and a personal story from the Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj.

Duration: 00:52:22


Snap #817 - Transcendent

8/11/2017
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On the next all-NEW Snap..."Transcendent." Amazing stories from people pushing the limits of their own mortality. Featuring the story of a skeptical journalist turned mountain climber.

Duration: 00:31:22


Snap #506 - The Mercenary

8/4/2017
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On the next Snap..."The Mercenary", amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.

Duration: 00:53:46

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